Posts Tagged ‘publicis groupe’

Published 13th Feb 2019, 15:49

Tax cut boosts Interpublic’s 2018 profit

A $72 million cut in tax costs enabled The Interpublic Group of Companies to increase its post-tax profit by 11.6% in 2018 to $618.9 million, despite incurring much bigger exceptional costs than in... Read more
Published 12th Feb 2019, 18:18

Omnicom imitates Publicis: exceptional gains mask static performance

Omnicom Group has followed the example set by Publicis Groupe last week by relying on exceptional gains to lift a decline in underlying operating profit in 2018 to a 22% gain in post-tax... Read more
Published 11th Feb 2019, 16:55

Spring cleaning time for the big groups?

Recent attempts by Publicis Groupe to shed some of its “non-core” businesses came hard on the heels of similar initiatives at WPP.  Is this simply a seasonal spring cleaning by new chief... Read more
Published 6th Feb 2019, 23:21

Publicis Groupe’s revenue fall offset by lower earnouts and tax

Publicis Groupe suffered a 3.9% fall in net revenue in 2018 but was able to report a 6.6% rise in post-tax profit after reducing its provision for earnout commitments relating to past... Read more
Published 1st Feb 2019, 17:36

Publicis Groupe buys out balance of Walker Media

Publicis Groupe has bought out M&C Saatchi’s residual 24.9% of media agency Walker Media for £25 million. Publicis paid £36 million to acquire its 75.1% stake in 2013, bringing the total... Read more
Published 31st Jan 2019, 23:21

Publicis completes sale of health solutions business

Publicis Groupe has found a buyer for its pharmaceutical contract sales and commercial exploitation division that was put up for sale last October.  The Publicis Health Solutions business, as it was... Read more
Published 11th Jan 2019, 18:35

Poke vendors did better than Publicis had expected

The former shareholders in digital agency Poke London have finished up better off than its acquirer Publicis Groupe had anticipated. In July 2015 Publicis disclosed that it had reduced its... Read more
Published 21st Dec 2018, 19:50

Publicis bids to acquire Soft Computing for €52m

Publicis Groupe is planning to spend €43.4 million on acquiring an 82.99% shareholding in the French data marketing company Soft Computing as a prelude to acquiring the entire company. In an... Read more
Published 16th Nov 2018, 22:58

Matomy sells more assets as it faces €8.2m bill for Team Internet shares

Matomy Media Group, the AIM listed Israeli digital advertising sales business, has agreed to sell its in-app advertising platform Mobfox in what looks like a thinly disguised move to stem losses and... Read more
Published 13th Nov 2018, 14:36

Omnicom antitrust investigation closed without further action

The Antitrust division of the US Department of Justice has closed its investigation of video production and post-production practices employed by subsidiaries of Omnicom Group without any action... Read more